CABDA

Posted January 10, 2024
Haro is showing its new Saguaro line at CABDA West (Photo courtesy of Haro)

ONTARIO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Since its inaugural California show in 2019, CABDA West has almost always seemed to be buffeted by winter storms that hampered retail attendance. This year appears to be the exception, show organizer Jim Kersten told BRAIN on Tuesday.

Posted January 10, 2022
Alex Carroll photo.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the CABDA Expo will not hold their 2022 Midwest Expo, which had been scheduled for Feb. 9-10 in Chicago. The recent surge in COVID-19 cases drove the decision, show director Jim Kersten said.

Posted November 4, 2021

(BRAIN) — The Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association is surveying retailers about various service topisc, including how busy they have been lately, how they are compensating staff, shop service rates and more. The PBMA will present results from the survey at next month's CABDA East event at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

Posted July 13, 2021

As dealers and suppliers struggle to meet inventory demands and wait times continue to lengthen, trade show organizers are steadfastly bullish on their future.

Posted June 30, 2021

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — CABDA will hold an Industry Summit at Disney World in Florida this November, resuming plans for the inaugural event that was canceled due to COVID-19 last year. 

The Summit will be Nov. 1-2.

Posted June 7, 2021
The dealer association will produce breakout sessions, dealer receptions, and other events at the three events.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the CABDA Expos announced a new agreement with the National Bicycle Dealers Association on Monday.

Posted May 26, 2021
Alex Carroll photo.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the CABDA Expo have opened attendee registration for their fall 2021 trade shows, which include shows in Southern California, Chicago, and the New York City areas.

Posted March 26, 2021

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the CABDA Expo announced on Friday that their 2021 expo series will be hosted as "hybrid events," with show activities taking place both in-person and virtually on the show's new online platform, CABDA Connect.

Posted March 1, 2021

Now more than ever retailers need to emphasize e-bike safety.

Posted February 2, 2021

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of the CABDA Expo will unveil their newest event next week: CABDA Online. Taking the place of their usual, in-person first quarter events, the virtual B2B event hopes to offer some degree of normalcy for its attendees, show director Jim Kersten said.

Posted October 16, 2020

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — CABDA has postponed its inaugural Industry Summit, planned for early November at Disney World in Florida, to 2021. CABDA will hold a virtual trade event in mid-February, and hopes to resume in-person trade events next fall.

Posted March 6, 2020
A scene from last month's CABDA Midwest show near Chicago.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — CABDA show director Jim Kersten said next week's CABDA East trade show in New Jersey is going ahead as planned, even after at least 11 exhibitors have told him they plan to pull out. The show originally had 156 registered exhibitors.

Posted March 4, 2020
Kersten at a 2020 CABDA Midwest party.

CHICAGO (BRAIN) — Organizers of next week's CABDA East trade show say the event will be held as scheduled with some new precautions because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The event will be held at the Meadowlands convention center in Secaucus, New Jersey.

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